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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Films

Our Kanopy film database has curated 56 films that highlight Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. You’ll find award winning documentaries and film festival favorites. Our Films on Demand database also has a collection highlighting Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage. Here is a complete listing of all the streaming film databases available through our Library…

Computer Survey Results: More Please!

Last Fall, we surveyed students about their computer use in the CSN libraries. We wanted to know what they use library computers for, how hard it is to find an available computer, and what we can do to improve access. Here’s what we learned: The top five reasons students used a library computer were: completing…

Tracy K. Smith in Your Pocket

On Thursday April 26th we celebrate National Poem in Your Pocket Day as one of the many ways to participate in National Poetry Month, sponsored by the Academy of American Poets. On this day we are all encouraged to select a poem, carry it with us in our pocket, and share it with others throughout…

Who needs printed books when you can have HUMAN books!

As part of CSN’s mission to create opportunities and enrich lives with inclusive learning and working environments that support diversity and student success, the Queer Inclusive College Campus (QICC) committee invites you to “check out” fellow students, faculty, and staff for: The Human Library Event: Wednesday, April 18, 10:30AM-1:30PM, Charleston Campus, D Building Lobby The Human…

Love Dog

Return of the Love Dogs!

With midterm projects over and final exams looming, who can resist a break from stress to see a friendly face? Especially if that face contains the irresistible smile of a wonderful dog? That’s right, it’s the time of year when CSN Libraries goes to the dogs, bringing back therapy animals and volunteers from the local “Love Dog…

What is Women’s History Month?

The Library of Congress states, “Women’s History Month honors and celebrates the struggles and achievements of American women throughout the history of the United States. American women have struggled throughout our history to gain rights not simply for themselves but for many other underrepresented and disenfranchised groups in America.” At CSN we honor women not…

Education & Teaching Resources

By Jack Sawyer Our Teachers’ Curriculum Library (TCL) is a model children’s library located in our North Las Vegas Campus Library with over 3,000 children’s books, including most American Library Association award winners like the Newbery Medal for children’s literature and the Caldecott Medal for illustrators. One sub-collection at the TCL is the “Big Books,”…

Using Images? How to Avoid Copyright Problems

You may have noticed that instructors, professors, and librarians spend a lot of time and effort talking about the importance of citation and referencing so that you can avoid plagiarism, but what you may not know is that it is equally important to make sure you understand how to fairly use images, film, and other…

Genealogy Talk April 4th

CSN’s One Book/One College program and CSN Libraries present: A Genealogy Talk with Genealogist Melise Leech: Wednesday, April 4, 2-3 PM, Henderson Campus, Room C-105 Local genealogist and historian, Melise Leech, will discuss how anthropologists, sociologists,  geneticists, statisticians, economists, historians, and others use genealogy as a research tool in their discipline. For more information, email…